blackjack

Primary Meanings of blackjack

1.
n
a gambling game using cards; the object is to hold cards having a higher count than those dealt to the banker up to but not exceeding 21
2.
nv
a piece of metal covered by leather with a flexible handle; used for hitting people
exert pressure on someone through threats
3.
n
a flag usually bearing a white skull and crossbones on a black background; indicates a pirate ship
4.
n
a common scrubby deciduous tree of central and southeastern United States having dark bark and broad three-lobed (club-shaped) leaves; tends to form dense thickets
Full Definitions of blackjack
1

n a gambling game using cards; the object is to hold cards having a higher count than those dealt to the banker up to but not exceeding 21

Synonyms:
twenty-one, vingt-et-un
Type of:
card game, cards
a game played with playing cards
2

n a piece of metal covered by leather with a flexible handle; used for hitting people

Synonyms:
cosh, sap
Type of:
bludgeon
a club used as a weapon

v exert pressure on someone through threats

Synonyms:
blackmail, pressure
Type of:
act upon, influence, work
have and exert influence or effect
3

n a flag usually bearing a white skull and crossbones on a black background; indicates a pirate ship

Synonyms:
Jolly Roger, black flag, pirate flag
Type of:
flag
emblem usually consisting of a rectangular piece of cloth of distinctive design
4

n a common scrubby deciduous tree of central and southeastern United States having dark bark and broad three-lobed (club-shaped) leaves; tends to form dense thickets

Synonyms:
Quercus marilandica, blackjack oak, jack oak
Type of:
scrub oak
any of various chiefly American small shrubby oaks often a dominant form on thin dry soils sometimes forming dense thickets

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